Vacant LaSalle Street lot offered for Memorial for MLK and SCLC

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This week The Louisiana Weekly, one of the longest-running and most widely read publications owned and operated by people of color in the Deep South,

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Crime and violenceweigh heavy on the minds of N.O. residents
After a brief slowdown in the waning days of summer, violence erupted again in the French Quarter early Wednesday morning with a triple shooting that left one person dead and ...
Dillard’s ‘Brain Food’ lecture series kicks off Sept. 24
Dillard University’s 2015 Brain Food Lecture Series starts with Michael J. Morton, an ex-convict, turned corporate and civic leader, whose life was forever changed in college. On September 24, at ...
An aerial image of the Murphy Oil spill that contaminated residential neighborhoods in Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish after Hurricane Katrina. (Environmental Protection Agencyvphoto.)
The Katrina oil spill disaster: A harbinger for the Atlantic Coast?
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – When Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast 10 years ago, it set off a disaster of many parts — and one ...
After two courts reject, State Supreme Court grants stay, Mayor Landrieu avoids house arrest
Although New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu defiantly said he would submit to weekend house arrest rather than offer a settlement offer to firefighters that the City of New Orleans can’t ...
Undermanned NOPD loses additional officers to La. State Police
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New Orleans’ favorite son, Jon Batiste
Jon Batiste in the spotlight with debut of ‘Late Night with Stephen Colbert’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer installment loans quincy il Legendary teams like Johnny Carson and Doc Severinsen and David Letterman and Paul Shaffer once ruled the post-prime time television airwaves. The hosts/comedians ...
Cornelius Clay, Jordan Johnson and Bobby Barnes are among the first students of St. Mary’s Male Academy which opened its doors this school term.
Historic all-girls school opens Male Academy
St. Mary’s Academy ushered in a new historic era recently opening the doors trusted payday loan sites to its Male Academy. Serving boys in grades four through seven, the school ...
U.S. Dept of Commerce announces $2.1M investment in resiliency projects
By David T. Baker Associate Editor The U.S. Economic Development Administration announced last week that it will continue to support recovery in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast, dedicating $2.1 million ...

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